The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

20大前中国公安部采取“百日行动” 分析:旨在剿灭“敌对势力”(Ministry of Public Security of China’s "100-day operation" before 20th CPC National Congress is seen as attempt to eradicate "hostile forces")
Voice of America, June 30, 2022

网络博弈:美国驻华大使:美国国务卿对华政策演讲屡遭删(Online contest: US ambassador to China says Secretary of State's China policy speech is repeatedly deleted)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2022

Nato leaders voice concern about threat China poses to world order for first time
The Guardian, June 30, 2022

Beijing hits out at Nato strategy for "malicious attack" on China
The Guardian, June 30, 2022

US sanctions 25 more Chinese entities, including firm that touted its technology could help Russia monitor Ukraine’s submarines and frogmen
South China Morning Post, June 30, 2022

China urges US to stop sanctions on Chinese firms over allegedly supporting Russia
Channel News Asia, June 30, 2022

The U.S. accused Chinese companies of supporting Russia’s military.

The New York Times, June 30, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

Beijing’s human rights policies drive unfavourable views of China, Pew survey finds
South China Morning Post, June 30, 2022

Negative Views of China Tied to Critical Views of Its Policies on Human Rights
Pew Research Center, June 29, 2022

河南村镇爆雷储户维权抗议 遭郑州公安鸣枪驱散(Rural depositors in Henan protest bank refusal on withdrawals; Zhengzhou police fire shots to disperse them)
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2022

Taiwan activist Lee Ming-Cheh says world pressure on his Chinese jailers helped him
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2022

Hong Kong protests: kitchen worker receives longest jail time so far for rioting and breaching mask ban during Wan Chai demonstration in 2019
South China Morning Post, June 30, 2022

Hong Kong 25: National security police search homes of activist group members ahead of July 1 anniversary
Hong Kong Free Press, June 30, 2022

Democratic Party calls on authorities to release political prisoners to heal the city
The Standard, June 30, 2022

上海封城催生自主意识抬头 沪裔美国人协会成立(Shanghai lockdown has raised self-awareness; Shanghai American Association is established)
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

全国人大常委会启动外商投资法执法检查(NPC Standing Committee launches foreign investment law enforcement inspections), June 30, 2022

个人信息出境政策再细化:标准合同怎么用?(Further refinement of policy on overseas transfer of personal information: How to use standard contracts?)
Caixin, June 30, 2022

国家互联网信息办公室关于《个人信息出境标准合同规定(征求意见稿)》公开征求意见的通知(Notice of the Cyberspace Administration of China on Public Comments on the "Standard Contract Provisions for Overseas Transfer of Personal Information (Draft for Comment)")
Ministry of Justice, June 30, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Hong Kong has risen from ashes, says Chinese president during visit amid tight security
Independent, June 30, 2022


習近平訪港讚一國兩制是「好制度」 評論駁:「好制度」是荒謬之談 (Xi Jinping endorses “one country, two systems” as a “good system”; former LegCo member retorts: Only “one country” remains and Hong Kong people have rage, not rebirth)Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

Mourning Hong Kong’s Democracy: Handover Anniversary Highlight’s Beijing’s Repression
Human Rights Watch, June 30, 2022

The reinvention of Hong Kong”
Financial Times, June 30, 2022

【國安法兩年‧數據分析】126人被控危害國安 83人無保釋 63人涉言論被捕被控 (2 years after NSL - explained in data)